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Albums

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Full list of albums by Janis Joplin, including tracks, album cover photos and lyrics.

Songs

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List of top 10 songs by Janis Joplin. Full list of songs by Janis Joplin including albums. Janis Joplin Discography. Complete list of Janis Joplin songs. Music by Janis Joplin, including lyrics and music videos.
Song TitleYear Released *Song Rank
Piece of My Heart 1990 2,723
Mercedes Benz 1984 4,499
Cry Baby 1973 4,809
Move Over 1973 7,472
Summertime 1990 7,258
Maybe 1995 13,491
Kozmic Blues 1990 12,993
Get it While You Can 1973 10,514
Down on Me 1973 14,326
A Woman Left Lonely 1984 17,064
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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List of music videos for all major Janis Joplin songs.

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Janis Joplin is associated with the following bands - this list includes musical groups belonged to past and present.

Filmography

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Selected list of Janis Joplin film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

1967
Ball and Chain (Short Film)
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Cinematographer Credits

2008
Mixuga
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Music Department Credits

1973
The Experts
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Soundtrack Credits

2012
Aufgspuit!
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2012
Bank Roll
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2011
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2011
Voice - Danmarks største stemme
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2010
Gent de paraula
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2009
Watchmen (2009)
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2009
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2009
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2008
Queridos Amigos (2008) (TV Show)
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2007
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2007
Banda sonora (2007) (TV Show)
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2007
Mad Men (2007) (TV Show)
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2005
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2005
ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Show)
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2005
So You Think You Can Dance (2005) (TV Show)
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2004
Entourage (2004) (TV Show)
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2003
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2003
The Dreamers (2003)
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2003
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2002
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2002
American Idol (2002) (TV Show)
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2001
Mohamed (Short Film)
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2000
I cento passi (2000)
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2000
Boston Public (2000) (TV Show)
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2000
Waking the Dead (2000) (TV Show)
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1999
Three Kings (1999)
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1999
Esti showder (TV Show)
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1999
Freaks and Geeks (1999) (TV Show)
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1996
The Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon
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1995
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1995
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1994
L'eau froide (1994)
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1994
Le péril jeune
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1994
The War (1994)
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1994
Woodstock Diary (1994) (TV Movie)
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1993
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1991
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1990
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) (TV Show)
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1989
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1989
Bangkok Hilton (1989) (TV Show)
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1988
Off Limits (1988)
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1984
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Show)
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1984
Série noire (TV Show)
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1981
American Pop (1981)
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1980
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980) (TV Show)
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1979
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1978
Coming Home (1978)
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1976
Gladys and Her All-Girl Band
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1974
Little Girl Blue
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1970
Woodstock (1970)
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1969
Music Scene (1969) (TV Show)
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1968
Petulia (1968)
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Posted by oscard
3
yrs ago
No one has ever come close to or ever will come close to Janis J. I think it is not known really if she was ever really in a real long relationship with anyone.

Posted by di7234241109
4
yrs ago
sadly missed

Posted by Vyvienne
5
yrs ago
She had a relationship with Cohen-thats defo more than an encounter!She was never with Robert Plant -he was intrigued by her.as he was with Joni Mitchell.but thats all.Live on Forever JJ xox

Posted by chuck jarvie
5
yrs ago
love you Janis

5
yrs ago
Right on Kelsey! As for the rest of you, unless you knew her personally, how would you know who she did or did not date?

Posted by laura
5
yrs ago
I have been hearing for sooooooooooo long about a bio-pic. The first time was probably around 20 years ago. Even then, I thought the perfect actress to portray her would be Lily Taylor. Then I heard she was asked to play her. Lily mildly even resembles Janis. Lily has a certain rawness as an actress. She would be the perfect choice. After all these years, they have made no headway. I learned later, Lily was definetly interested, and supposedly they`ve completely ruled her out. She is a very underated actress, and as a huge fan of hers , it is sad she was not given the chance. I read in an interview she was very disapointed she didn`t get the role .Janis would be so hard to play , but I really think she would have nailed it. With a good director, of course. A good bio-pic is so hard to make. I mean, look how that idiot Oliver Stone massacred The Doors !!!

Posted by mjnyc
6
yrs ago
I`ve read that a biopic of her was in the works several years ago but was abandoned because the gal is inimitable. The strong emotion she projected in her songs is almost overwhelming. She was one of a kind.

Posted by VAMPIRE_B
6
yrs ago
Have been a fan of Janis` since 1968.Looking for fellow hard core fan`s.

Posted by oh_dear
6
yrs ago
Janis didn`t "go after" Jim on a tour either, Ashley. They met at a party once and although Janis was into him at first, she then got steamed at him being a drunken pig and left. To quote Paul Rothchild, "I had to say, `Jim, Janis doesn`t think it would be a good idea for you two to get together again.` And they never did. He was crushed."

Posted by lygia_leonor
6
yrs ago
QUE ERIC CLAPTON O Q!?!? SHE NEVER DATED ERIC!!!

Posted by Sharon D
6
yrs ago
This entry is incorrect!

Posted by kojak
7
yrs ago
Joplin never dated Clapton or Hendrix.

Posted by janis-lyn williams
7
yrs ago
I happen to be named after her but i dont just share the name... i share the love and am grateful my mother shared her music with me. Help of a woman and shall live on forever in the hearts of her children.

Posted by Ashley
7
yrs ago
JANIS DID NOT DATE JIMI! THAT HAS BEEN SPECULATED FOR YEARS, BUT IS NOT TRUE, JANIS LIKED JIMI AS A FRIEND BUT WENT AFTER JIM MORRISON, WHILE THEY WERE ON TOUR.

Posted by Kelsey
8
yrs ago
Ok well I dont care what anybody says about Janis Joplin because you can`t change my mind. She is a beautiful, fun, witty, intelligent, kind, loving, unique person that was loved, will always be loved, and forever truely missed. Janis was the greatest woman ever and her story was so much deeper than her music. I LOVE JANIS JOPLIN!!

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Joplin
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Janis Lyn Joplin
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Pearl
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27 (age at death)
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Woodstock (1969)
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1962–1970
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Janis Lyn Joplin (ˈɑːplɪn; January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was an American singer-songwriter who first rose to fame in the late 1960s as the lead singer of the psychedelic-acid rock band Big Brother and the Holding Company, and later as a solo artist with her own backing groups, The Kozmic Blues Band and The Full Tilt Boogie Band. Her first ever large scale public performance was at the Monterey Pop Festival; this led to her becoming very popular and one of the major attractions to the Woodstock festival and the Festival Express train tour. Joplin charted five singles, and other popular songs from her four-year solo career include "Down on Me", "Summertime", "Piece of My Heart", "Ball 'n' Chain", "Maybe", "To Love Somebody", "Kozmic Blues", "Work Me, Lord", "Cry Baby", "Mercedes Benz", and her only number one hit, "Me and Bobby McGee".

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